The Legacy Series, a collaboration with the PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric is designed to highlight the beauty, history, genius, and depth of African American preaching to ignite a preaching renaissance to revive American Christianity in the 21st century.

The Legacy Series presents “A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Gina Marcia Stewart,” hosted by Dr. Frank A. Thomas, Director, PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. 

Rev. Dr. Stewart is a member of the first cohort of students pursuing the PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric.  She is preaching giant that offers insightful exposition on the art, science, and theory of African American Preaching.  The Legacy Preaching Series is led by Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas at Christian Theological Seminary, in partnership with the PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric.

The Legacy Series presents “A Conversation with Dr. Howard-John Wesley,” hosted by Dr. Frank A. Thomas, Director, PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. 

Dr. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia talks all things preaching. This phenomenal preacher explores his preaching mentors, preparation method, prescriptive preaching homiletic, matriculation as a PhD student in preaching, church and personal philanthropy, and much more.